NASA Sensors to Help Detect Methane Emitted by Landfills

Observations from the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) and other NASA science instruments will be part of a global survey of point-source emissions of methane from solid waste sites such as landfills. The multiyear effort is being developed and conducted by the nonprofit Carbon Mapper organization. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, the source of roughly a quarter to a third…
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